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People Overview

Date written Jul 15, 2020
Date updated Last updated: Aug 6, 2020
Filed under Overview in people

Contents

This is the overview page for area People.

This area hosts content that starts at individual personalities and their legacies.

Websites

MacTutor is an amazing resource. Quoting from the website,

MacTutor is a free online resource containing biographies of nearly 3000 mathematicians and over 2000 pages of essays and supporting materials.

Individuals

Paul Graham - Co-Founder of YC. Some great observational essays.

Ben Thompson - In-depth articles by on analysis of the strategy and business side of technology and media, and the impact of technology on society.

Benedict Evans - Independent technology analyst with annual trend reports.

Fred Wilson - Writes some insightful content on a broad spectrum of topics.

Seth Godin - Mainly known for his bestselling work on marketing, the blog has nice tid bits.

Terence Tao - The math prodigy also has some career advice.

Patrick Collison - Co-Founder of Stripe with some great writing.

Nikita Prokopov - Programmer and UI designer. Fun and detailed rants.

Joel Spolsky - The Stack Overflow person!

Simon Hørup Eskildsen - A dropout at Shopify who writes a lot of book reviews.

People in Machine Learning

Andrew Gelman - Probably the most prominent Bayesian (and its critic) with takes on plenty of topics. Guest authors occasionally.

Index

2020
Sep 22

Nikolai Vavilov Biographies in people

Sep 8
Jul 26

Inoue Enryō Biographies in people

Jul 13

Plato Greek Philosophers in people